Are you KIDDING us, Asante Samuel??
You seriously think that straight people don't flaunt their sexuality constantly (have you ever seen television, a music video, or heard college students talk??), and that just by coming out (which a lot of the time means having had to hide) is FLAUNTING being gay?? We can't even believe you said something like this!
The Atlanta Falcons cornerback told FOX Sports Radio that he doesn't understand why gays have to 'flaunt' their sexuality after being asked about Jason Collins' major reveal.
Here's what he said (and more, above):
Tags: anti gay, asante samuel, espn, flaunt, heterosexual, homosexual, jason collins, misinformed
It's almost worse to try and backtrack on things you obviously believe, because it's easily apparent that you're only doing it because of the flak you've gotten. It's kind of offensive to assume we wouldn't notice exactly what you're doing!
Chris Broussard is doing exactly all that as he called into the radio show The Breakfast Club on Power 105.1 to explain his comments about Jason Collins being gay and to backtrack a little bit! While he still rattles off everything he's read in the Bible (at length), he's also trying to make it clear that he loves everyone and doesn't look down on a single person, even if it might seem like it.
It's worth a listen (above) as he tries to explain himself, and to hear the host liken the whole situation to a white guy saying he 'isn't racist' because he has black friends!
We can't really get into religion here, because everyone is entitled to their beliefs. We CAN get into going into a religious tirade on ESPN when they aren't asking for your personal religious opinions! This interview is different because he's asked specifically about his personal beliefs — we just wish when he was being paid to talk about sports, he would talk about sports!
Easy enough! LOLz!
Tags: anti-gay, chris broussard, espn, homophobic, jason collins, radio interview, rant, religious
We allllllllll expected there to be some heat when Jason Collins became the first active gay male athlete in the NBA yesterday, but who would've thought Chris Broussard would've jumped up on his religious soap box LIVE ON ESPN (above)??
It's one thing to have your beliefs, but when they systematically treat a group of people less than others, that's when you should probably not go on-air at your highly public job and run your mouth. ESPN agrees, but unfortunately their statement about Broussards homophobic comments was pret-ty weak:
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Jason Collins is gay and he's out and he's comfortable in his own skin… and we couldn't be more proud of the courage he's shown!
In fact, when the NBA vet shocked the world with his historic Sports Illustrated revelation today, the vast majority of the his colleagues' reactions were kind, genuine, and accepting!
Unfortunately, it only takes one or two rotten apples to spoil the whole bunch!
First Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace tweeted ignorant comments toward Jason and now ESPN's premiere NBA analyst Chris Broussard has taken the intolerance to the next level!!
Ch-ch-check out his unfathomable statements on ESPN's Outside the Lines (above)!
Tags: chris broussard, christianity, coming out, espn, gay, homophobic, intolerant rant, jason collins, miami dolphins, mike wallace, nba, sin, tv news
Mike Rice is an evil man!
The Rutgers coach was FIRED earlier today after an ESPN tape surfaced that revealed him hitting, kicking, throwing basketballs and cursing at players during practices, and we can't believe this monster is just now being let go!!
Considering that the ex-coach was fined $50,000 by the school last year for his conduct, and because the players already knew his coaching tactics, we don't understand why no one ever said anything. But now that the footage came forward that shows Rice bullying the shiz out of his players and calling them
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When Barack Obama isn't busy coming up with budgets or running America, he turns into a bracketologist and makes predictions for the NCAA Tournament!!
Our Prez recently met up with ESPN's senior college basketball journalist, Andy Katz to show him his Final Four selections, and in it, he chose the Indiana Hoosiers in the men's division to win the whole enchilada, and he picked Brittney Griner and the Lady Bears of Baylor for the women's bracket.
For the past five years, Obama has shared his bracket predictions with ESPN, and in 2012, two of his guesses were actually RIGHT.
It looks like BObama knows a thing or two about hoops!!
Ch-ch-check out the clip (above) to see Barack's predictions!
Tags: andy katz, barack obama, brittney griner, espn, indiana hoosiers, lady bears, ncaa, ncaa tournament
Ever since Michael Jordan left the NBA, he packed on more than a few undesirable pounds, but because he's planning
a comeback to get healthy, he wants to get back to his playing weight of 218!!
We love MJ at the weight he is right now, and no one cares that he got bigger, but unfortunately he does, and ESPN's Wright Thompson is sharing all the deets behind Michael's new feat.
Tags: basketball, espn, lebron james, michael jordan, playing weight, weight